Escape to the countryside with this charming Somerset property
Want to escape to the countryside? This charming Somerset property is on the market for £ 2,750,000 via Savills, and would make the perfect country home.
Perched in an enviable and elevated position over the Somerset countryside, The Hermitage offers spectacular views south and east over the Marlborough Downs and the White Horse Westbury. Nestled in the much sought after village of Freshford, it is within walking distance of the local pub, community store, cafe, post office and primary school, a short drive from Bath.
Dating back to the 14th century, the Hermitage is a Grade II listed building and has a plethora of period features throughout. Think exposed beams, original fireplaces, paneled doors, wall sculptures and stone staircases, as well as exciting interior design elements such as vaulted ceilings and gallery balconies. With five bedrooms and plenty of space to relax and entertain, this truly is an ideal and quintessential family home.
And since working from home has become so ingrained in our culture, the Somerset property offers a truly impressive space to do it. The office has vaulted beamed ceilings, stained-glass windows, a gallery balcony, and floor-to-ceiling windows under which is a window seat – the perfect cozy nook for snuggling up and reading a book.
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But this property is also perfect for entertaining. There are several options for dining areas: from cozy winter dinners in the terracotta-tiled kitchen and elegant dinners in the dining room, to long, lazy summer lunches outside in the open-plan lounge area. air. There will be more than ample opportunity to organize sensational parties here.
Outside, the gardens are laid out in layers of terraces with pretty flowers, manicured lawns, and stone patios – there’s plenty of space to stroll or sip your morning coffee and take in the views.
In addition, on the other side of the garden is an old shed which offers both a garage and additional accommodation on two floors. Whether it’s an Airbnb opportunity, a grandma’s annex, or even just a place for guests to stay after a party, it’s definitely a huge bonus.
Can’t wait to start your quintessential English fairy tale? L’Hermitage is now on the market via Savills for £ 2,750,000.
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